Fw: [Louisiana Events] Committee to Reopen Charity Hospital action alert
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From: CBrylski@... <CBrylski@...> Subject: [Louisiana Events] Committee to Reopen Charity Hospital action alert To: louisiana@... Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 3:35 PM For questions, call Brad OTT at (504) 269-4951 Your action needed: Committee to Reopen Charity Hospital Action Update · Contact your State Legislators! · Wednesday January 21 – IS IT REALLY A DONE DEAL? forum · Thursday January 22 – House Appropriations Committee Hearing on “ Options to Remodeling Charity Hospital” at the Capitol in Baton Rouge · Canvassing in Lower Mid-City Saturday January 24 · Sunday January 25 – Planning meeting for the Speak-Out for Lower Mid-City mass meeting at St. Joseph’s Rebuild Center · Wednesday January 28 – Speak-Out for Lower Mid-City
Another crucial week is upon us! Thank you in advance for you participation!
Contact your State Legislators! This week begins our efforts towards letting our elected representatives and senators of our demand to Renew / Restore / Reopen Charity Hospital! and Save Lower Mid-City! To contact your legislator, go to the state legislative website: http://www.legis.state.la.us and select “Search” on the homepage for full details For questions, call Brad at (504) 269-4951
Wednesday January 21, 6:00pm–8:00pm / Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans Street in the French Quarter: LSU/VA Medical Complex: IS IT REALLY A DONE DEAL? Over 70 acres of Lower Mid-City in peril … Over 200 historic buildings facing demolition … Over 1,000,000 square feet of downtown buildings could be abandoned! Come hear why one of the biggest economic development projects proposed for the city is also one of the most controversial, and learn about the issues, the alternatives, and why this matters to every New Orleans neighborhood. SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Bill Borah, attorney & author Walter Gallas, National Trust for Historic Preservation Sandra Stokes, Foundation for Historical Louisiana Bobbi Rogers, Lower Mid-City resident Sponsored by Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates, Inc. http://www.vcpora.org
Thursday January 22 – 9:30am, House Committee Room 6, The Capitol, Baton Rouge House Appropriations Committee Hearing “to discuss the options concerning the remodeling of the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (Big Charity)”
For a pdf meeting notice, click the following link: http://house.louisiana.gov/Agendas_2009/Jan_09/0122_09_AP.pdf
It is expected that the Foundation for Historical Louisiana, RMJM Hillier and LSU, and the State Division of Administration will be making presentations. For background on the RMJM Hillier study, go to http://www.FHL.org State legislative hearing decorum is expected of all participants. Speaker/comment cards may or may not be distributed. Estimated travel time from New Orleans is 1 hour 45 minutes minimum. For rides, call Derrick at (504)
908-5310. If you cannot attend, please contact your legislators!
Canvassing in Lower Mid-City Saturday January 24 – (504)
Sunday January 25 – 3:00pm, CC’s Coffeehouse, 2800 Esplanade Ave. Planning meeting for the Speak-Out for Lower Mid-City Jan.
Stand in solidarity with Lower Mid-City and in memory of Ms. Cayne Miceli -- Speakers and Forum:
Wednesday January 28, 2008 / 6:00pm / St. Joseph’s Rebuild Center 1802 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans – enter center via the parking lot SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Darius Johnson – 1st Vice President, NAACP, New Orleans Branch Walter Gallas – National Trust for Historic Preservation Marie Benoit – Louisiana ACORN Keith Hardie – Louisiana Landmarks Society Mike Howells – C3/Hands Off Iberville Jacques Morial – Louisiana Justice Institute
Thanks for your support!
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